Category Archives: Pitching Drills

PFP – Comebackers

Goals

  • Field ground ball cleanly
  • Make a good throw to 2nd base

Set Up

  • Players in 4 groups – pitcher, catcher, 1st base, shortstop
  • Coach hitting fungo at home plate

Steps

  • Pitcher throws ball to catcher
  • Coach hits a comebacker to pitcher
  • Catcher yells out “TWO”
  • Pitcher turns glove side and throws to shortstop covering 2nd base
  • Shortstop makes throw to 1st base to complete double play

PFP – Cover 1st Base

Goals

  • Pitcher goes to cover 1st base any time a ball is hit to the right side of the infield
  • Communication between the pitcher and 1st baseman

Set Up

  • 3 groups – pitcher, catcher, 1st base
  • Coach hitting fungo at home plate

Steps

  • Pitcher throws ball to catcher
  • Coach hits fungo to right side of infield
  • Catcher yells “GET OVER” and pitcher goes to cover 1st base
  • 1st baseman fields the ball and flips to pitcher covering 1st base